Kenya eTA requirements for Omani citizens

Citizens of Oman who wish to visit Kenya during their vacation must obtain an eTA before departure. Because you qualify for an electronic travel authorization, you can apply for a Kenyan eTA online. Omani citizens can apply for a Kenya eTA online by filling out the simple Kenya eTA application form with their personal and passport information. Start your application with the Kenya immigration services website and learn more about the Kenya eTA for Omani citizens.

In Kenya, eTA for Kenya are electronic travel authorizations that allow visitors from eligible countries to visit the Republic of Kenya for tourism, business, or medical purposes on a short-term basis. Continue reading this article for more information on the Kenya eTA for Omani citizens.

Kenya eTA for Omani citizens

1. Kenya eTA for Omani citizens:

Kenya eTA are electronic eTA travel authorizations that allow citizens of eligible countries to visit Kenya for tourism, business, transit, or medical purposes on a short-term basis.

Omani citizens planning to visit Kenya must apply for an eTA to travel to the country, as there are only a few East African countries whose citizens can travel to Kenya eTA-free.

Kenya's eTA for Omani citizens allows for a stay of up to 90 days in Kenya under the eTA. A Kenyan eTA expires three months after it was issued.

To apply for a Kenya online eTA, travelers must fill out a simple electronic form with basic personal, passport, and travel information in order to receive an approved Kenya eTA via email.

To visit the country for longer periods of stay or purposes other than those permitted with an eTA, it is necessary to contact at Kenya Embassy in Oman

Kenya eTA types:

There are four levels of eTA. You can choose the best one for you based on your travel plans and the length of time you want to spend in Kenya. Learn more about our various eTA below.

  • Kenya tourist eTA: Do you want to stay in Kenya for an extended period of time? The Kenya tourist eTA is an excellent option for Malians who need to stay for more than a few days. With the Tourist eTA, you'll have up to 90 days to explore everything our lovely country has to offer. The Tourist eTA can be used for a single entry to Kenya and extended.

  • Kenya transit eTA: If you’ve got two or 03 days to spend in Kenya before heading off to your next destination, the Transit eTA is a perfect choice. With the Transit eTA, Omani travelers can enjoy up to three days in Kenya before a departing flight.

  • Kenya business eTA: The Kenya Business eTA allows a single entry stay of up to 90 days in Kenya for attending business meetings, conferences, and more.

  • East Africa eTA: Do you want to have the most authentic East African experience? The East Africa eTA is the longest eTA available to Omani tourists who want to spend more time exploring or spending time with family. You can enter Kenya multiple times and cross the borders of Uganda and Rwanda for up to 90 days from the issued date and stay in Kenya 90 days for each.

2. Kenya eTA requirements for Omani citizens:

In order to start a Kenya eTA application, it is first necessary for applicants to meet the Kenya eTA requirements for Omani citizens:

  • A valid Omani passport — Please ensure that your passport is current and that the expiration date is at least six months out. Ensure their passport has 02 blank pages for entry and exit stamps by border officials

  • Submitting a passport-sized digital photograph and a copy of the passport's biographical page. Once the application has been approved, these documents can also be sent via email.

  • Email address — This is where we'll send your eTA once we've verified your information. When you receive your eTA, you can use it immediately or print a copy to keep with you.

  • Travel plans and a return ticket — The Republic of Kenya will want to know why you're visiting and how long you intend to stay.

  • Business documents including Invitation letter, COI of company, staff’s ID card/Passport for Business eTA.

Kenya eTA requirements for Omani citizens

Before beginning the application process, Omani citizens must ensure that their passport meets the aforementioned requirements. If this condition is not met, we ask that they submit it for renewal with their local authorities as soon as possible.

3. How to apply for a Kenya eTA online from Oman:

Once the traveler meets the above requirements, they can begin the eTA application process. The process of applying for the Kenya eTA online from Oman is simple and quick and will only take around 10 to 20 minutes to complete.

Omani passport holders can get a Kenya eTA online for Omani citizens by following a few simple steps:

  • Step 1: Fill out the Kenya eTA Online form and upload the necessary documents.
  • Step 2: Pay for the eTA processing fee
  • Step 3: Print out a Kenya eTA for Omani citizens

Read more: How to get Kenya Online eTA

The approved eTA will then be emailed to Omani applicants. Although it is not required, they may print a copy of their approved eTA and bring it with them on their trip.

How long does it take to get a eTA to Kenya from Oman?

If all of the information is accurate, true, and correct, Omani requesting Kenya eTA will receive the approved travel permit within 05 business hours to 03 business days.

Omani travelers should be aware that, while most applications are approved within this timeframe, there may be delays. Applications that are missing information or contain errors may take longer to approve because citizens of Oman may be required to submit additional information. It is encouraged that Omani applicants double-check the information and documentation provided to ensure it is error-free in order to avoid travel disruptions.

4. Kenya eTA fees for Omani citizens:

The eTA type will also determine the cost of your Kenya eTA. You can choose a single-entry eTA or a multiple-entry eTA. The latter is more expensive.

There are various types of eTA for Omani citizens, depending on the purpose of the visit (tourism, employment, etc.) and the length of time the Omani travelers plan to spend in the country.

The Kenya eTA fees consist of a government fee and a service fee. 

As for the service fees, you have three excellent choices:

  • Normal: For most travelers, this is the most cost-effective option. You will be able to obtain your eTA in a timely manner (03 days) and save money.

  • Urgent: If you need your Kenya eTA quickly, you will have to pay slightly more than the standard option and your eTA will be obtained within 24 business hours.

  • Super Urgent: This is a very useful option for those who need the Kenya eTA immediately. It takes about 05 business hours to own an eTA. 

In addition, we also provide other service packages to help customers have a safe and time-saving trip when coming to Kenya, including Kenya travel insuranceKenya travel Sim, and Car Pick-up service in Kenya.